James Fenelon , Ph.D.
Northwestern University, 1995
James Fenelon (Lakota/Dakota) is professor of sociology at California State University, San Bernardino, previously teaching
in Ohio, publishing: Culturicide, Resistance, and Survival of the Lakota (Sioux Nation), receiving his PhD from Northwestern
University, B.A. from Loyola Marymount University, and graduate degrees from Harvard University and the School for International
Training. James has published numerous book chapters covering American Indian sociopolitical issues, race/ethnic conflicts,
and social policies; published articles in the Humboldt Journal of Social Relations; Journal of Black Studies; Race, Gender,
and Class; American Indian Culture and Research Journal; Journal of World-Systems Research; and other academic periodicals.
James is an enrolled member at Standing Rock, has worked in many countries, including China, Japan, Denmark, Haiti, Martinique
FWI, Malaysia, his origin place in the Dakotas, and recently on sabbatical with the first Indigenous Perspectives program
in the United States, India, New Zealand, and Mexico. He is working on a book “Indigenous Peoples and Globalization”
with Tom Hall, extending beyond “minority” perspectives in the United States. James has dedicated his professional
life toward assisting social justice struggles and teaching students who may make positive contributions for a better world
in the twenty first century.